Assistant Quantity Surveyor

  • Job Reference: 1236865644-2
  • Date Posted: 12 February 2024
  • Recruiter: Foresight Search Ltd
  • Location: Keynsham, Somerset
  • Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: package
  • Sector: Construction, Other, Seasonal Work
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Title: Assistant Quantity Surveyor/Estimator

Location: Keynsham

Salary: 25,000 to 30,000 + 5,000 Car allowance

Sector: Interiors, Drylining, sub-contractor

Start Date: Immediate


The Company:


Our client is small but an ambitious and fast growing Interiors contractor with an established reputation within the South West market and beyond. Typical projects are interior sub-contracts, partitioning, suspended ceiling, dry-lining as well as full fit-outs, across Commercial and high end residential projects. The company has a strong client based with leading main contractors across the regional.

Assistant Quantity Surveyor - The Role:

A fantastic opportunity for an experienced Trainer or Assistant level Quantity Surveyor to join the commercial team working closely with a Senior QS You will be responsible for working on contracts from tendering/pricing work through to managing contracts from a commercial perspective.

Typical duties & responsibilities:

  • To ensure optimum commercial return is achieved for the project.
  • Prepare the cost / value reconciliation reports accurately
  • Prepare and agree interim valuations at the agreed dates to gain the best commercial advantage for the company.
  • Agree final accounts with subcontractors to maximise project margins.
  • Ensure sub contract orders are prepared in accordance with company procedure with reference to the date given on the procurement schedules and / or in accordance with the contract programme having achieved the appropriate approvals.
  • Maintain control of sub contractor s accounts and minimise the cost of any variations.
  • Manage subcontracts in terms of valuation and correspondence.
  • To carry out duties as quantity surveyor on projects as instructed.
  • To ensure optimum commercial return is achieved for the project in their control.
  • Prepare or assist with cost / value reconciliation reports on a monthly basis accurately reporting the forecast final financial position of the project.
  • Prepare turnover cash flow forecasts as directed by line manager at the commencement of all projects, updating as required and recording actual valuation achieved against forecast.


Assistant Quantity Surveyor - The Person

  • You will have solid experience with either a national or regional main contractor (6 months + )
  • Experience as Assiatabt Quantity. Surveyor with some estimating experience ideal
  • Experience of dry-lining and interiors beneficial
  • Innovative - ability to identify better ways of doing things
  • A good team player, someone who wants to be part of a growing business to achieve common goals.
  • This role would suit someone that wants to work within a small business


Assistant Quantity Surveyor - The Reward:

  • Competitive salary
  • Company car allowance
  • Company benefits package
  • Varied and unique residential developments
  • Continued local work within the South West region

Please contact Foresight Search for more information on this, or any other vacancy (phone number removed)